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Book ID: 2577
Title The Entertainment of His Most Excellent Majestie Charles II, in His Passage through the City of London to His Coronation: Containing an exact Accompt of the whole Solemnity; the Triumphal Arches, and Cavalcade, delineated in Sculpture; the Speeches and Impresses illustrated from Antiquity. To these is added, A Brief Narrative of His Majestie's Solemn Coronation: with His Magnificent Proceeding, and Royal Feast in Westminster Hall
Authors Ogilby, John
Year of event 1661
Event description Coronation of Charles II (1630-1685) as King of England and Scotland
Event type Coronations, elections and accessions
Event place London
Publication info London: printed by Tho. Roycroft; 1662; 2°
Pages 192pp
Illustrations 15 + 30 engravings by Wenceslas Hollar
Festival type Banquets and feasts; Cavalcades; Inscriptions; Orations; Speeches; Triumphal arches; Verses; Commemorative medals
Rulers Charles II, King of England, Scotland and Ireland
Artists Hollar, Wenceslas; Loggan, David
Shelfmark BL 604.i.18.; BL 140.h.17.; BL C.77.i.1.; BL N.Tab.2024/24.; HAB Microfiche 207:O-381; V&A II.RC.H.2
Notes The small engravings generally depict antique coins. A digital copy of the edition held by the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery can be found here (copy link and paste into browser address bar):